‘Big news RVA’: Excitement swells for new Ukrop’s food truck


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Ukrop’s couldn’t contain its excitement when introducing the company’s new food truck on Instagram. The post on Tuesday started off with an attention grabber: “Big news RVA!!!”

Ukrop’s also set up a contest on Instagram for people to enter in order to win a free private party with food enough for 20 friends, according to the Ukrop’s website.

Locals, who follow @ukrops on Instagram, can enter the contest in two different ways:

  • Go to @ukrop’s on Instagram and tag three people in the comments section of the latest food truck post
  • Post your own photo with the Ukrop’s food truck using #ukropsfoodtruck at the Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10K at the Aruther Ashe Center on April 11 (3 p.m. – 9 p.m.) or April 12 (11 a.m. – 9 p.m.) or the festival after the race on April 13 (9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.)

The contest will go on from April 10 until May 10. 

The food truck will also be at Friday Cheers, Brown’s Island on May 3 (6 p.m. – 9 p.m.) and the Richmond Kickers game at City Field on June 1 ( 6 p.m.- 9 p.m.). 

The 2019 spring and summer menu for the food truck — found below — features Ukrop’s classics that are “elevated with unique ingredients.”  

Slidinis – grilled White House Roll sliders ($3 each)

  • Meatloaf & Triple Mac: Ukrop’s Homestyle Meatloaf, Ukrop’s Triple Cheese Macaroni and Cheese
  • Chipotle Barbeque: Ukrop’s Pulled Pork Tomato Barbeque, pepper jack cheese, pickled red onions, chipotle mayo
  • California Chicken: Ukrop’s Blackened Grilled Chicken, pepper jack cheese, fresh tomato, fresh avocado mayo
  • London Broil Special: Ukrop’s London Broil, sharp cheddar cheese, Ukrop’s “Special Sauce”
  • Caprese (Vegetarian): Fresh mozzarella, tomato, pesto

Sides ($2 each)

  • Mrs. Marshall’s Potato Salad, Mrs. Marshall’s Garden Pasta Salad, Potato Chips

Desserts ($2 each)

  • Individual Tarts (Chocolate Fudge, Lemon Chess), Bar Cake Slice, Jumbo Chocolate Chip Cookie (ask for a FREE Rainbow Cookie!)

Beverages ($2 each)

  • Soda, Water
  • Kids Grilled Cheese or Ukrop’s Chicken Salad on WHR (cold) available upon request

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